Check-in Chats are short interviews with project managers from the Smart Grid Demonstration Projects (SGDP). These Check-in Chats provide a snapshot of one aspect of the project that is unique and of particular interest to broader electricity industry. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is continuing to update this section with additional Check-in Chats. Sign up to receive notification of these updates.
- Oncor and its partners are conducting pilot demonstrations to illustrate how utilities can successfully use Dyanamic Line Rating (DLR) technology on congested and overloaded transmission lines. DLR is a rating that is based on actual line loading as well as ambient conditions of temperature... (more)
- Public Service Company of New Mexico and its partners are co-locating a 2.8 MWh advanced lead acid battery with a separately installed 500kW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant to create a dispatchable distributed generation resource. This hybrid resource provides simultaneous voltage smoothing and peak... (more)